social studies teacher 7th grade team leader resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Result-oriented professional with over twenty years of experience in instruction and management seeking an Assistant Principal position in Orangeburg County Schools, bringing a zeal for children and teaching as well as delight in the discoveries and implementation of new educational shifts, coming to engender a conducive environment that promotes growth by empowering others, evaluating instruction and performing additional duties in furthering the school vision to realization.

  • Proficient in using Microsoft Office tools
  • Curriculum Design and Training
  • Parent/Student Interaction Liaison
  • Student-Centered Learning & Activities

Social Studies Teacher (7th Grade Team Leader), 12/2011 - Current
William J. Clark Middle School Orangeburg Consolidated School City, STATE,
  • Facilitated professional development experiences that focused on incorporating different instructional strategies and activities to promote literacy and rigor in the Social Studies Classroom at William J.
  • Clark as well as across the district.
  • Provided and facilitated workshops for parents and other stakeholders on incorporating the use of technology at home to assist students’ academic growth.
  • Assisted in the creation and with the implementation of William J.
  • Clark’s literacy plan that addressed the importance of reading in all content areas.
  • Designed the Social Studies curriculum guides and instructional pacing guides to promote a common language and common assessments in 7th grade Social Studies classrooms across the district.
  • Created and facilitated a 7th-grade Professional Learning Community (A-Team) that analyzed data and created an action plan that encouraged interdepartmental collaboration to foster the development of students in activities, programs, and in the classroom.
  • Participated in the evaluation of the use and effectiveness of different instructional materials and programs based on standard alignment and a needs assessment.
  • Observed, mentored, evaluated, and trained teachers as a mentor and as a cooperative teacher using the Explicit Direct Instruction.
  • Work with the administrative team and colleagues in the William J.
  • Clark’s Leadership Team to ensure optimum learning opportunities for all students.
Assistant Academic Counselor, 12/2004 - Current
Claflin University Upward Bound City, STATE,
  • Collaborated and assisted in the implementation of the Claflin University Upward Bound Virtual Summer Component.
  • Designed and implemented classroom lessons to prepare students for SAT and ACT assessment.
  • Assisted in the creation of students’ academic growth plan that provides academic support and prepares students for post-secondary education.
  • Assist with curriculum development, programs, instructional strategies, and lesson planning thus nurturing an environment that promotes life-long learning experiences in and out of the classroom.
  • Designed and implemented a behavioral management plan to reward and track disciple infractions for the weekly stipend distribution.
  • Facilitated professional development experiences that focused on incorporating different instructional strategies and activities to promote literacy and rigor
  • Collaborated and facilitated culturally immerse trips for low-income, first-generation students, that provide students with a new perspective and are educational yet filled with lots of fun.
  • Established and maintained positive relationships with superiors, students, parents, and colleagues, fostering an environment of open communication and support.
  • Advised students on course selection, pathways and career options.
Social Studies Lead Teacher/Standard Implementatio, 01/1999 - 06/2021
Holly Hill Middle School, Orangeburg Consolidated City, STATE,
  • Established and enforced clear class objectives and requirements to promote consistent education for all students.
  • Served as a District level liaison for the South Carolina Department of Education Social Studies Monthly Meetings
  • Plan and facilitated bi-monthly district Social Studies Middle School Meetings that focused on the implementation of state standards and different instructional strategies
  • Assist with curriculum development, instructional strategies, and lesson planning thus creating a strong 7th-grade team
  • Collaborated with community leaders to create and promote a positive school-community relationship
  • Create and maintain lasting, meaningful partnerships with community educational institutions, ranging from private to non-profit to higher education
Education and Training
Licensure: Administration, Expected in 2018
Gardner-Webb University - Boiling Springs, North Carolina
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Master of Education: Elementary Education, Expected in 2011
Liberty University - Lynchburg, Virginia
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Bachelors of Arts: Elementary Education, Expected in 2004
South Carolina State University - Orangeburg, South Carolina
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Education Specialist- Educational Leadership: , Expected in 2000
Claflin University - Orangeburg, South Carolina
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School Attended

  • Gardner-Webb University
  • Liberty University
  • South Carolina State University
  • Claflin University

Job Titles Held:

  • Social Studies Teacher (7th Grade Team Leader)
  • Assistant Academic Counselor
  • Social Studies Lead Teacher/Standard Implementatio


  • Licensure
  • Master of Education
  • Bachelors of Arts
  • Education Specialist- Educational Leadership

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